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The European Union enhances cooperation on civil aviation with Latin America and the Caribbean

2 weeks 2 days ago

San Jose, Costa Rica, 28 September 2018: The EU-LAC project (EU – Latin America and Caribbean Cooperation on Civil Aviation), officially opened today its field office in the Latin America and Caribbean region, in the presence of EU Commissioner for Transport Ms Violeta Bulc, EU Ambassador to Costa Rica Mr Pelayo Castro Zuzuarregui and EASA Strategy and Safety Management Director Mr Luc Tytgat. The EU-LAC project is financed by the EU and implemented by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

ICAO, European Union and South East Asia working together for cheaper, safer and more sustainable aviation

1 month ago

Bangkok, Thailand, 12 September 2018: Cheaper, safer and more environmentally sustainable aviation with less delays will be enabled by the ASEAN Single Aviation Market and Seamless ASEAN Sky. Challenges and opportunities were discussed at the first ICAO-EASA forum on Civil Aviation in South East Asia.

For the first time, the UN International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) joined forces to bring together South East Asian aviation stakeholders and discuss the future of air transport in the South East Asian region.

The future of GA - safer, simpler, more affordable

1 month 1 week ago

EASA’s Annual Safety Conference ‘A Vision for the Future of General Aviation’ (6-7 Nov 2018 in Vienna/Austria) on safer, simpler and more affordable flying introduces the new era of innovation and sharing of airspace, flights in General Aviation.

The conference will launch a new European GA strategy focusing on safer, simpler and more affordable flying, with panels on innovation, safe and more affordable aircraft as well as the sharing of flights but also airspace.

EASA welcomes new maintenance rules

1 month 2 weeks ago

The long-awaited amendment of continuing airworthiness regulation, Regulation (EU) 2018/1142, introducing, amongst others, a new maintenance licencing system applicable to general aviation and limitations to privileges of the approved maintenance training organisations due to fraud cases, was finally adopted on 14 Aug 2018. 

Fees & charges review online survey

2 months 4 weeks ago
EASA has launched an online survey to a broad range of stakeholders in the framework of the ongoing fees & charges review.   The survey aims to collect stakeholder views on the modifications to the fees & charges that are proposed as a result of the current analysis.    Should you be interested in receiving more information or participating to this survey please contact applicant [dot] services [at] easa [dot] europa [dot] eu.

UAS Workshop 2018 on standard scenarios

3 months ago

While the discussion leading to the adoption of the regulation on UAS operations in the ‘open’ and ‘specific’ categories is still ongoing at the EU Commission, EASA organised  on 9th - 11th July a workshop on standard scenarios with industry and Member States.

Standard scenarios are meant to simplify the activities required to the UAS operators. They are defined types of UAS operation in the ‘specific’ category, for which mitigation measures have been determined after a risk assessment is carried out by EASA or by the competent authority

CAAS, EASA and AIRBUS collaborate to advance safety of unmanned aircraft systems in urban environments

3 months ago

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Airbus have agreed to collaborate in the development of safety standards and regulatory requirements for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in urban environments. The tripartite Project Document, which lays ut the areas of collaboration, was signed by representatives from CAAS, EASA and Airbus.

Safe operations of drones in Europe

3 months 2 weeks ago

On 11 September 2018 the European Parliament adopted updated aviation safety rules for Europe including a new mandate for EASA that redefines the Agency’s competences. Regulation (EU) 2018/1139 empowers the Agency to propose to the European Commission the technical expertise to regulate drones of all sizes, including the small ones. 

On Air, Issue 20: Safe operations of drones in Europe

3 months 2 weeks ago

EASA takes on new responsibilities
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) welcomes the adoption by the Council of the European Union of updated aviation safety rules for Europe which include a new mandate for EASA.

This new mandate consolidates EASA’s scope to cover the full spectrum of the aviation landscape and reinforces the European aviation system as a whole, with the possibility for EASA and European Member States to work closer together in a flexible way.

EASA takes on new responsibilities

3 months 2 weeks ago

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) welcomes the adoption by the Council of the European Union of updated aviation safety rules for Europe which include a new mandate for EASA.

This new mandate consolidates EASA’s scope to cover the full spectrum of the aviation landscape and reinforces the European aviation system as a whole, with the possibility for EASA and European Member States to work closer together in a flexible way.

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